A truth about suicide

Until you have danced intimately with death in the way those of us who have faced suicide head on, you cannot fathom the thought processes, feelings, and utter lack of desperation that it entails, particularly as an adult. Depression and suicidality are not demons.   They are a way of life for many.  When we decide... Continue Reading →

Birthdays and Suicides

"Your staying alive means so much more than you really know or that anyone is aware of at this moment."  ~ Jennifer Michael Hecht “Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.”   ~ Seneca I celebrated my 45th birthday this past Saturday.  Outside the fact that it didn't have the kind of 'zip' I... Continue Reading →

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